Perfect short course to kick-start your career in hairdressing

If you’re looking to work as a professional hair stylist, even with no prior experience, then look no further. This part-time course is the perfect option for those who have dreamed of working as a professional stylist and need to train around their current work / life commitments. Once you’ve achieved this qualification you will be fully qualified to enter the industry.

Here’s an overview of the best short professional hairdressing course you can take at Truro and Penwith College to benefit your career, no matter what stage you're at.

VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Women's Hairdressing

Aimed at those who wish to become hairdressers and who have little or no prior experience, the VTCT Level 2 Certificate in Women’s Hairdressing prepares you for entering the hairdressing sector as a junior hairdresser/stylist.

Location: Truro College
Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019
Time: 16:30 – 21:00
Duration: 34 weeks
 - £1287.00
 - Approx. £250 for full hairdressing kit and uniform.

What could this qualification lead to?

This qualification will prepare you for employment as a junior hairdresser/stylist. You will also be eligible to become part of the professional trade body, the Hairdressing Council as a graduate registered hairdresser. The course opens up career opportunities as a hairdresser/stylist in commercial salons and other environments such as independent, self-employed, mobile, and home-based settings.

How it works

The knowledge and skills learnt throughout the course will be tested through assessments, assignments and online tests. The course also has 4 mandatory Saturday workshops which will assist with your learning. Units within the course include:

  • Working in the hair industry
  • Health and safety
  • Client consultation
  • Shampoo and conditioning hair
  • Cutting women’s hair and the art of dressing hair

Study for FREE!

The government has recently announced new funding which means you may be able to study this course free of charge subject to your income.

Get in touch

The full range of part-time courses at Truro and Penwith College is wonderfully varied, offering everyone the chance to further their career whatever that might entail. Take a look at the full list of courses or call 01872 265800, or email for more information.